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Civil rights in the spotlight at UC legal conference

Hundreds of lawyers from across the U.S. will meet Sept. 23 to discuss civil rights in the 21st Century.

Linda Baretto UC Merced

Pioneering alumna embraces career in immigration law

Linda Barreto always wanted to become a lawyer, but an experience in college helped reinforce her career path.

Wai Wai Nu Berkeley Law

From political prisoner to international inspiration

Wai Wai Nu intends to use her Berkeley Law education to reform the government in her home country of Burma.

UC Santa Barbara wind turbines

How to pass laws to fight climate change

Don't say climate change — 'renewable energy' is the phrase that gets things done, study finds.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals UC Merced

Immigration status has health implications for young Latinos, study shows

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) provides psychological benefits to undocumented youth.

Peter Stock UCSF

A surgeon's fight to legalize HIV-to-HIV organ transplants around the world

Dr. Peter Stock's advocacy from D.C. to South Africa has helped overturn laws and save lives.

UC Irvine Estrada

From first-generation to Fulbright

Daniela Estrada reflects UC Irvine’s commitment to the success of first-generation Latino students.


UCLA Law Clinic wins US Supreme Court case

Case may not have made it to SCOTUS if not for the clinic, says professor who makes debut in front of the Court.

airport protests LAX

UC law students pitch in to help immigrants assert their rights

Students across the system volunteer to put their training into action and meet a surging demand for legal assistance.

UC Irvine Newkirk Center

UC Irvine Newkirk Center for Science & Society named home for National Registry of Exonerations

Campus becomes home to leading source of information for official criminal conviction reversals.